Armed robbery in Mildenhall

A MASKED man brandishing a handgun threatened a security van driver in Mildenhall today.The armed robbery happened at the ESSO Garage on Field Road just before 5.

By Amanda Cresswell

A MASKED man brandishing a handgun threatened a security van driver in Mildenhall today.

The armed robbery happened at the ESSO Garage on Field Road just before 5.30 pm.

The offender, wearing a black balaclava, left the garage on foot with a small quantity of cash.

He is described as 6 ft 2 ins and wore a black jacket and jeans. No one was injured in the incident.

Witnesses are asked to telephone Suffolk police on 01473-613500 or crimestoppers on 0800 555111.